Education
2016        MFA, Painting, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
2014        MA, Painting, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
2013        Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
2012        BA, Studio Art, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
2011        Study Abroad, Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Florence, Italy
                            - Linguaviva School of Italian Language
                            - Charles H. Cecil Studios, Drawing

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2018        Stone, Stoned, Heartbreaker, Peoria, IL
              Welcome Back, Truly Yours, Milwaukee, WI
              Here, Again, Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery, Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg, IL
2017        Front Yard, The Fuller Projects, McCalla School, Indiana University,  Bloomington, IN
              The Ones That Are Here, Mantle Art Space, San Antonio, TX
              Our Playground, Public Space One, Iowa City, IA
2016        Sunday Supper, Kitchen Space, Chicago, IL
              Across the Alley, Neon Heater, Findlay, OH
              Notes We Wrote, Box Gallery, Chicago, IL
              Around We Go, Egypt Station Gallery, Manito, IL    
              Freeze Tag, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Hartmann Center Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
              Everyone Was There, but i was sick, Ear in the Envelope, Peoria, IL
2015        Forms, The Art Garage Studio & Gallery, Peoria, IL
2014        Communication is Key, MA Thesis Exhibition, Hartmann Center Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
              Jessica Bingham, The David Erlanson Art Gallery, Richland Community College, Decatur, IL
2013        A Thousand Forests, The Hive, Peoria, IL
              Post, Len G. Everett Gallery, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL

Selected Two-Person and Group Exhibitions (*upcoming)
2019        *Across From The Blue House, Two-person exhibition, Quad City Arts, Rock Island Gallery, Rock Island, IL
2018        Prairie Center of the Arts Alumni Exhibition, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL
              Remember This, Two-person exhibition with Heather Brammeier, WIU Annex Gallery, Macomb, IL
              Faculty Exhibition, Len G. Everett Gallery, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
              Process: what it was when it wasn’t, The Overlook Place, Chicago, IL
2017        Silver Linings, Expose Art House, Montgomery, AL
              Show and Tell, Pleat Gallery, Online Two-Person Exhibition
              Burn Pile, Two-person exhibition with Heather Brammeier, Guest Room: Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL
              Whiskey City Pride Gallery, Studios on Sheridan, Peoria, IL
              Attach Files, 50/50, Kansas City, MO
              Cry, If I Want 2, Exhibition with Alex Martin, Art Garage, Peoria, IL
2016        Hot Water, Slayer Gallery, online exhibition
              8TH Exhibition, The Lucky Jotter, The University Centre Gallery, Blackpool and Fylde College, Blackpool, England, UK
              6th Annual Members’ Exhibition, The Art Garage, Peoria, IL
              Method and Memory, Len G. Everett Gallery, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
              Urban Landscapes, The New Bohemian Gallery, Franklin Arts Center, Brainerd, MN
              2016 Annual Juried Art Competition, South Arkansas Arts Center, El Dorado, AR
              Golden Scots, Len G. Everett Gallery, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
              Blueprints, Roman Susan and Chicago Industrial Arts & Design Center, Chicago, IL
              Lori Waxman: 60 wrd/min Art Critic, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL
              39th Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition, juried by Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA
              Inspiration: Foundations, A Regional F.A.T.E. Event, Len G. Everett Gallery, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
              ARTexchange, College Art Association 2016, Washington D.C.
2015        5th Annual DrawBack Exhibition, Backspace Collective at GAR Hall, Peoria, IL
              Neo-Surrealism: The Third Eye Opening, The Pharmacy Gallery & Art Space, Springfield, IL
              Electric Light: Fluorescent and Neon in Contemporary Art Practice, The Garfield Park Arts Center, Indianapolis, IN
              5th Annual Members’ Exhibition, Project 1612, Peoria, IL
              Radiance, Woman Made Gallery, juried by Karen Azarnia, Chicago, IL
              6x6x2015, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
              Guess You Had to Be There, Peoria Art Guild at The Gateway Building, juried by Joel Ross, Peoria, IL
                            -3rd prize award by juror Joel Ross
                            -Collaboration with Backspace Collective NFP members,                            
              Eat. Sleep. Make. Repeat., Access Gallery, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL
2014        4th Annual DrawBack Exhibition, Backspace Collective at Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL
              Dream Catcher, SPACEWOMb Gallery, New York, NY                        
              Alumni Exhibition, Fusion Theater at Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
              4th Annual Members’ Exhibition, Backspace Collective, Peoria, IL              
              Metropolis familiaris, Backspace Collective, Peoria, IL
              Reconsidering Space: One Room, Multiple Views, Studios on Sheridan, Peoria,IL
2013        3rd Annual DrawBack Exhibition, Backspace Collective, Peoria, IL
              MidCoast Fine Arts, Centre Station Gallery, Moline, IL
              Ripples of Inspiration, Rock Island Public Library, Rock Island, IL
              Two Kids, Exhibition with Connor Shields, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL
              Members’ and Friends, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, IL
2012        Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Len G. Everett Gallery, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
                            -Best of Show
              College Invitational, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA
              Members’ and Friends, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, IL
              Art from the HeARTland, Buchanan Center for the Arts, juried by Stacy Lotz, Monmouth, IL
                            -Best of Category in Ceramics
                            -Honorable Mention in Painting
              Origins, Len G. Everett Gallery, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
2011        Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Len G. Everett Gallery, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL                  
              College Invitational, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA    
              SOFIA, Len G. Everett Gallery, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
              Twisted, Len G. Everett Gallery, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
2010        Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Len G. Everett Gallery, Monmouth College, juried by Matthew Nelson, Monmouth, IL
2009       Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Len G. Everett Gallery, MonmouthCollege, Monmouth, IL

Residencies
2018    Enos Park Residency, Springfield, IL
2017    Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL

Professional Experience (*current)
2018        *Gallery Curator, Illinois Central College, East Peoria, IL
              Artist Presenter, Emerging Artist Collective, Peoria, IL
              Artist Presenter, The Bimonthlies, Peoria Riverfront Museum, Peoria, IL
              Regional Spaces, Panelist, Beyond Alternatives Symposium, Champaign, IL
2017        Interim Gallery Director, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
              Adjunct Art Professor, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
2016        *Adjunct Art Professor, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
              Adjunct Art Professor, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
              Campus Artwork Coordinator, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
              Alternative Exhibition Spaces, Midwest Art History Society Annual Conference, Panel Chair: Tricia Van Eck, Chicago, IL
2015        *Director and Co-Founder, Project 1612, Peoria, IL
              Assistant Instructor, The Art Garage Studio & Gallery, Peoria, IL
              Artist Lecture, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
2014        Member, Backspace Collective, Peoria, IL
              Graduate Student Advisory Committee, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
                            - 2014-2016
                            - Selected and organized the GSAC Speaker Event 2015 featuring art critic Shana Nys Dambrot
              Artist Lecture, Millikin University, Decatur, IL
2013        Gallery Assistant, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
              Assistant Photographer, Nick Goodin Photography, Peoria, IL
              Assistant Photographer, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
              Juror, Lincoln Trail Art Conference, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
              Judge, Town & Country, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL
2012        Studio Art Internship, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IL
              Judge, Town & Country, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL
2011        Volunteer, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IL
              Global Ambassador, Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Florence, Italy
              Judge, Town & Country, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL
2009-13   Gallery Internship, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL

Awards/Grants/Fellowships
2017        First Prize Winner, Studio Break Pro Competition 2017
2016        Dean’s Award, Memorial to Innocence, Student Scholarship Expo, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
              Special Emphasis Student Travel Award for the Alternative Exhibition Spaces panel at the Midwest Art History Society,
                            Bradley University
              Special Emphasis Student Travel Award for College Art Association annual conference, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
2015        Special Emphasis TEC Grant: Faculty-Student Engagement, Grant for Exhibition of Postcards for Barbara
              Graduate Student Leadership & Service Award, Bradley University, Peoria, IL          
2014        Graduate Assistantship, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
2013        Graduate Assistantship, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
2012        Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship Grant, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
              Dean’s List, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
2011        SOFIA (Summer Opportunities for Intellectual Activities), Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
              Off-Campus Photography Contest, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL,     
2010        Meet Me in St. Louis, Fine Arts Trip, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
              Painting Workshop with Al Gury, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
2008       Visual Arts Scholarship, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL
2007       Visual Arts Scholarship, Figge Art Museum & Western Illinois University, Davenport, IA

Press
2018        Real Talk: A Day With Jessica Bingham, The Rib, June 25, 2018
              Artist Registry, The Painting Center
              Top V. Weekend Picks (2/1-2/7), Bad at Sports by Visualist Chicago, February 1, 2018
2017        Studio Visit, Pleat Gallery, December 14, 2017
              Susie Magazine: Build, Issue Two, pp. 48-49
              Bingham, Jessica, “Let’s Talk About Glitter: Sparkle Talk with Erin Hayden and Jon Henry”, Expose Art Magazine, pp. 07-18
              Collecture: Artist Interview, August 2017
              Gooch, Sheldon, “BNAC Review: Burn Pile”, Bloomington-Normal Arts Collective Review, August 8, 2017
              Fresh Contemporary, May 4, 2017
2016        Create Magazine Blog, October 25, 2016
              Renken, Leslie, “Project 1612, A New Exhibition Space for Artists Fear and Far”, Peoria Journal Star, August 23, 2016
              Bingham, Jessica, “Boxes, Kitchens, & Garages: Alternative Art Spaces”, Expose Art Magazine, June 2016, pp 21-28
              Final Friday, podcast interview with Greg Swiger, 022, May 20, 2016
              “2016 Next Generation”, Expose Art Magazine, April 2016, pp 49-52
              Brolley, Mary, “Dedicated Study”, Bradley Hilltopics, March 2016, pp 24-29
2015        Renken, Leslie, “Duo Say Their Art Installation on Bradley’s Campus is Fluid Ephemeral”, Peoria Journal Star
              Wright, Jonathan, “Garage Days: The Studio Extension”, Art & Society, September/October 2015, pp 14-16            
              Rutigliano, Dario, Peripheral ARTeries, 6th Edition, March 2015, pp 4-21